District Conference 2022 Recap

At the end of April we enjoyed our first regular-format in-person gathering in three years.  New Hope Church hosted the event for 300+ participants.  Sam Huggard preached incisive messages from 2 Timothy 2, connecting the text to life and ministry in practical ways. ...

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What Can We Do For Ukraine?

Greetings in Christ.  The war started in Ukraine on February 24th.  We have all seen the pictures and devastation of what has been happening in Ukraine.  I heard recently on a mission Zoom call from MissioNexus that there are 1 to 1.5 million believers in Ukraine. ...

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NCD Staff Book Recommendations

  Confronting Injustice without Compromising Truth: 12 Questions Christians Should Ask About Social Justice by Thaddeus Williams & John Perkins Drawing from a diverse range of theologians, sociologists, artists, and activists, this is a helpful survey of...

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Immeasurably More

Ephesians 3:20 & 21 - "Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for ever and ever! Amen." God is still...

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Short Term Mission Impact

Dear Pastors and Mission Leaders, Greetings in Christ.  It is time to look ahead to the summer and beyond.  Your church can have mission impact by using short-term teams.  Short-term teams somewhat disappeared over these past two years.  It is time to consider going...

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Welcoming Paul Anderson to our District Staff!

A few years back, we added this sentence to our NCD strategic plan. Because funding matters, we will prayerfully consider whether now is the time for our district to find a godly, principle-driven leader to serve as NCD Director of Resource Development At that time,...

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Mission Booklets to Explore

Dear Pastors and Mission Leaders, Greetings in Christ. From time to time there are different mission booklets that I like to recommend. It is time again to recommend these mission related booklets that you will find helpful for your mission team and hopefully, for...

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Mission Team Reset November 2021

Dear Pastors and Mission Leaders, Greetings in Christ.  How is your mission team doing?  Do you need more members?  Do you even have a mission team?  Do you know the purpose for your mission team?  What are you supposed do to as a mission team?  Are you too busy with...

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